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Taliban commander kills the wife, son of an Afghan soldier

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 04 May 2019

Taliban commander kills the wife, son of an Afghan soldier
Kabul, May 5: After inviting the wife and son of an Afghan soldier to his wedding ceremony, a Taliban commander killed them in the country's South-eastern Paktia province, media reports said.

The provincial government media office in a statement said the incident took place late on Friday afternoon in Ahmad Khel district, reported Khaama Press.

 

The statement further added that the Taliban commander Qari Aziz had invited the wife and 13-year-old son of an Afghan soldier to a wedding ceremony and murdered the two after they participated in the wedding reception, the agency further said.

 

Deedar, the soldier whose wife and son were murdered had also helped with the wedding reception of Qari Aziz by contributing 30,000 Afghanis which he had taken as a loan from another friend, the statement added, as per the news agency.

 

Security forces have launched an operation to arrest Qari Aziz.

 

Taliban has rejected the involvement of the group’s commander in the incident.




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